Video Game Consoles
Computers became a great platform for game players, but dedicated videogame consoles were even better. This program compares the various videogame platforms. Demonstrations include "Defender of the Crown" on an IBM PC, "SimEarth" on Mac IIci, "Michael Jackson Moonwalker" and "Mickey Mouse in the Castle of Illusion" on a Sega Genesis, "Super Mario Brothers 3" and "The Legend of Zelda" on a Nintendo, and "Bonk's Adventure and Ys" on an NEC TurboGrafx. Guests include Russel DeMaria, author of Sega Genesis Secrets, Nintendo Games Secrets, and Secrets of Game Boy. Also features a visit to Nintendo Powerfest and the Alladin's Castle Arcade. Originally broadcast in 1990.